animal welfare

The imperfect animal advocate

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: , | Categories: News

January
25

When you work or volunteer in animal rescue you often feel like you bare the brunt of other people’s poor and/or selfish decisions. A common conversation among animal rescuers is the ridiculous reasons people have given when surrendering their pet. …

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Teala

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: | Categories: News

March
9

Teala is a three year old lab mix from the Musqueam First Nation who already had three large litters of puppies in her young life. Her Dad wanted to get her spayed, but did not have the financial means to …

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Minqua

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: , | Categories: News

February
25

Over the weekend, we received an email from Christine, a single mom to a five year old boy with special needs. Their cat, Minqua, passed away the night before after a long battle with Kidney failure. With limited means, they …

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Timmy

Posted by: Kathy Powelson Tags: , , , | Categories: News

January
28

This is Timmy, and he has been very sick for quite some time. We received an email from his Dad who felt like we were his last option to find out what was wrong with Timmy. Timmy started throwing up …

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